Counterfeit

Police are currently investigating an incident that occurred at McDonald’s in Paris just before 7 p.m. yesterday.

Officers were told that an unknown black male in a white four-door passenger car passed a counterfeit $100 bill. When confronted by this, the suspect drove away.

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Be mindful of receiving bills, and be on the lookout for any that look counterfeit. For less than $5 you can grab a money pen that checks bills authenticity delivered to your door from Amazon.

While those pens will help you avoid accepting most counterfeit bills, occasionally they can give false results. There are other key factors to keep in mind to add security to this element of your business or transaction.

Click here to get tips from uscurrency.gov on checking bills for authenticity.